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150 Dachshund Names: Winner Ideas for Your Wiener Dog

Grant Piper

By Grant Piper

Dachshund Names

Dachshunds are popular dogs that come in a variety of sizes, colors, and coats. Dachshunds are known for their unique shape and diminutive size. Many Dachshunds have personalities much larger than their small frames. Choosing the perfect name for your Dachshund can be difficult. No one wants to pick a dud name. That is why we have put together an extensive list of names that could be the perfect inspiration for your Dachshund. Here are 150 winning name ideas for your winning wiener dog.

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Most Popular Dog Names

These are the most popular dog names in the United States, according to the American Kennel Club (AKC). The AKC surveys registered dogs and kennel clubs and takes account of all the names officially given to dogs in a given year. These are the results from 2022, which illuminates which kinds of names are the most popular right now. Some of these names have a German flavor to them and could fit your Dachshund perfectly.

Top 10 Male Names

  • Max
  • Milo
  • Cooper
  • Charlie
  • Teddy
  • Tucker
  • Buddy
  • Bear
  • Rocky
  • Leo

Top 10 Female Names

  • Luna
  • Bella
  • Daisy
  • Lucy
  • Willow
  • Penny
  • Sadie
  • Maggy
  • Rosie
  • Ruby

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The next thirty names are general names that can fit any dog, including your brand new Dachshund. These names are fun, whimsical, and popular. Any one of these general names has the potential to inspire the perfect name for your Dachshund.

Male Names

  • Felix
  • Chip
  • Frank
  • Frankie
  • Arlo
  • Billy
  • Brody
  • Henry
  • Max
  • Otis
  • Theo
  • Bruno
  • Hank
  • Bingo
  • Herb

Female Names

  • Abby
  • Grace
  • Gretchen
  • Sophie
  • Nora
  • Lily
  • Coco
  • Emily
  • Piper
  • Patricia
  • Patty
  • Tracie
  • Anna
  • Annabelle
  • Belle

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Silly Dachshund Names

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Dachshunds are somewhat silly dogs. They have cute faces and unique shapes and are really short. This can make a Dachshund the perfect fit for a silly name. Some names can be really unique. Other names take food as an inspiration. One of these silly names will fit an adorable Dachshund puppy out there somewhere.

  • Fig
  • Zip
  • Dash
  • Mini or Minnie
  • Peanut
  • Snout
  • Runt
  • Pickles
  • Peanut Butter
  • Captain
  • Lord Weenie
  • Gizmo
  • Waddles
  • Shorty
  • Hotdog
  • Bean
  • Beansprout
  • Tot
  • Tiny
  • Button
  • Pinto
  • Herby
  • Squirt
  • Elf
  • Dino
  • Pipsqueak
  • Pip
  • Pippin
  • Half Pint
  • Slick
  • Wookie
  • Chewy
  • Duck
  • Lion
  • Grizzly
  • Fuzz
  • Fuzzball
  • Slinky
  • Shaggy
  • Sunny
  • Rabbit
  • Buck
  • Boots
  • Blotches
  • Marbles
  • Smudge
  • Sprinkles
  • Cheerio
  • Pebbles
  • Dot
  • Frankfurter
  • Salami
  • Chorizo
  • Zeus
  • Bratwurst
  • Schnitzel
  • Brew

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Dachshunds are German in origin. The name Dachshund retains its German spelling and remains a popular symbol of Germany. The Dachshund was used as a mascot for the Munich Olympics in 1972. This means that a German name could be the perfect fit for a German dog. Here are some popular and common German names to help inspire you.

Male German Dachshund Names

  • Mozart
  • Gunther
  • Otto
  • Werner
  • Verner
  • Wilfred
  • Waldo
  • Manfred
  • Jan
  • Bernhard
  • Wolfgang
  • Rolf
  • Klaus
  • Johan
  • Johannes
  • Heinz
  • Herbert
  • Matteo
  • Matthias
  • Hans
  • Ritter
  • Rowland
  • Haas
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Female German Dachshund Names

  • Karla
  • Gerta
  • Gerda
  • Lotte
  • Lina
  • Wilda
  • Ruth
  • Eva
  • Edith
  • Ilsa
  • Christa
  • Ada
  • Frieda
  • Helga
  • Wilhelmina
  • Vera
  • Raina
  • Petra
  • Millie
  • Ida

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There are 150 unique names on this list that can fit your Dachshund perfectly. There are common names, silly names, German names, and food names. Even if you do not find a good fit from this exact list, these names will hopefully inspire you to find the perfect name for your unique Dachshund. Choosing a dog name can be momentous and stressful, and hopefully, these names get the brain juices flowing.

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